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Ear to the Ground

Ear to the Ground

Malvina Reynolds, the well-known songwriter and activist for social justice and the environment, performs some of her most famous songs in this compilation of studio and live recordings from the 1960s and 1970s. Reflecting the cultural and political turmoil of the day, her powerful, sometimes somber, sometimes lighthearted songs address issues still pertinent today: environmental deterioration, women's rights, workers' rights, social justice, and the homogenization of culture. Extensive notes written by musician friend Rosalie Sorrels. Instrumentation ranges from acoustic guitar to richly orchestrated pieces with bass, drums, piano, harmonica, organ, cello, violin, steel guitar, and harp. 62 minutes. 32-page booklet.

Track Listing

101
It Isn't Nice Malvina Reynolds 2:23
102
On the Rim of the World Malvina Reynolds 3:25
103
What Have They Done to the Rain? Malvina Reynolds 2:18
104
Look on the Sunnyside Malvina Reynolds 2:49
105
The World's Gone Beautiful Malvina Reynolds 2:55
106
Little Boxes Intro Malvina Reynolds 0:54
107
Little Boxes Malvina Reynolds 2:11
108
Little Red Hen Malvina Reynolds 2:12
109
Dialectic Malvina Reynolds 1:36
110
Bury Me in My Overalls Malvina Reynolds 2:53
111
There's a Bottom Below Malvina Reynolds 3:05
112
The Little Mouse Malvina Reynolds 3:18
113
Rosie Jane Malvina Reynolds 3:13
114
The Money Crop Malvina Reynolds 1:31
115
Magic Penny Malvina Reynolds 2:01
116
The Albatross Malvina Reynolds 3:46
117
Skagit Valley Forever Malvina Reynolds 3:30
118
The Judge Said (Intro) Malvina Reynolds 0:53
119
The Judge Said Malvina Reynolds 2:46
120
Mario's Duck Malvina Reynolds 5:47
121
Carolina Cotton Mill Song Malvina Reynolds 3:42
122
Boraxo Malvina Reynolds 2:50
123
This World Malvina Reynolds 2:01

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